Men and Women marathon winners break course records in Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2018. Both the winners are from Ethiopia, Mosinet Geremew in 2:04:00 & Roza Dereje in 2:19:17.
The previous record was held by Tamirat Tola Adere from Ethiopia who finished in 2:04:11 in men’s category and Aselefech Mergia, also from Ethiopia with a timing of 2:19:31 in Women’s category.
The Marathon was completely ruled by Ethiopians. First ten finishes in the men’s race was Ethiopians. In the women’s race the first seven was Ethiopian women.
The Dubai Marathon is the richest marathon of the world.
Dubai Marathon 2018 results:
Men’s race: (All Ethiopians)
1. Mosinet Geremew 2:04:00
2. Leul Gebresilase 2:04:02
3. Tamirat Tola 2:04:06
Women’s race (All Ethiopians)
1. Roza Dereje 2:19:17
2. Feyse Tadese 2:19:30
3. Yebrg Melese Arage 2:19:36.
Wheel Chair race
1. Marcel Hug (SUI) 1:25:14
2. Hiroyuki Yamamoto (JAP) 1:27:18
3. Ernst van Dyk (RSA) 1:32:14.
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